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Name NIKFAR Amin Abrahim Paul
NOC IRI - Iran Iran Date of Birth 02 JAN 1981
Residence Gender Male
Height 193 cm Weight 146 kg
Discipline Athletics

Athletics

Result
Date Time Event Phase Results
Rank Time Record
02 OCT 2014 20:30 Men's Shot Put Final Final 4 19.02

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocationResult
Asian Games
5Shot Put2010Guangzhou, CHN19.08
Olympic Games
32Shot Put2012London, GBR18.62
Shot Put2008Beijing, CHNNoM
World Championships
23Shot Put2011Daegu, KOR19.18

Detailed Information

Biography
Nickname Tiny (foxsports.com, 02 Aug 2012)
Higher education University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Languages Spoken English
Additional Information General
USA TO IRAN
He was born and raised in the United States, but was not strong enough to contend for a spot on the US Olympic team. His father is from Iran, and put him in contact with the country's Olympic Committee. He gained Iranian citizenship and was able to represent his new country at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (yusufuqdah.com, 01 Jul 2012)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He obtained a master's degree in education at the Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ, United States. (nauathletics.com, 26 Jul 2012)

COACH
He coached the Northern Arizona University track and field team. (calbears.com, 2008)

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